The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Paleobiology in the Department of Anthropology, to begin as early as fall 2019.
We seek candidates with a research program that focuses on analyzing the hominin fossil record and/or its ecological context, and complements the current strengths of the faculty in the Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (http://cashp.columbian.gwu.edu).
Application procedure: Applicants should complete the online faculty application and upload a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and include the names of three referees. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. The position is pending final budgetary approval.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Minimum qualifications: A PhD in anthropology or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have all requirements for the PhD completed by date of appointment. Applicants must have teaching experience, a strong publication record, and an active field or laboratory research program that can involve students. The Department seeks candidates with exceptional promise as scholars and teachers to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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The Anthropology Department at The George Washington University is committed to integrating humanistic and scientific perspectives while pursuing advanced research of the highest quality. A degree in anthropology from GW signals that the holder can synthesize diverse data about human beings, a skill increasingly valued in a variety of professions and academic settings.The study of human difference and diversity—and its connections to the sciences, history, language, the arts, and global issues—is a four-field endeavor at GW, meaning that our department unites faculty acrossSociocultural anthropologyBiological anthropologyLinguistic anthropologyArchaeologyWe believe that:Research should be rigorous and creativeOur research should be connected to our teachingOur students deserve outstanding training in the "four fields" — archaeology, biological anthropology, sociocultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropologyIn order to provide outstanding classroom and practice-based training in the "four fields", we encourage:Team-teachingExperimentation with new teaching methods and technologiesProfessional collaboration within and beyond the UniversityThe kind of vibrant intellectual communi...ty that stands at the heart of any great research institutionLast but not least, we seek to place our knowledge at the service of local, national and international communities to support humanistic values and human rights.